Gioconda. by Wolf Mankowitz

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Published by W.H. Allen .

Written in English

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Pagination277p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15011555M
ISBN 10035231981X
OCLC/WorldCa18050329

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The Second Mrs. Giaconda, later The Second Mrs. Gioconda, is a historical novel for children by E. Konigsburg. Set primarily in Milan, Italy, it features Leonardo da Vinci, his servant Salai, and duchess Beatrice d'Este.

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